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Archaeology of Early Buddhism.

0759107491

Archaeology of early Buddhism.

Fogelin, Lars.

AltaMira Press

2006

229 pages

$80.00

Hardcover

Archaeology of religion

BQ239

In an effort to identify the material consequences of religious practice, Fogelin (anthropology, Albion College) conducted research at Thotlakonda, a Buddhist monastery of about 300 BC-AD 300 in north coastal Andhra Pradesh, India. He examines religion as it was practiced within a dynamic social structure of competing concerns in daily life. The study began as his 2003 Ph.D. dissertation for the University of Michigan; for publication he has expanded some sections and removed others, including the appended raw data.

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